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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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Creating a stream

Streams require a stream depot. Stream depots can be identified in the tree panel depot view by their unique icon, as we see in the following screenshot:

Creating a stream

In the preceding example, we see a stream depot called jam. Note that the icon is different from the classic depot called depot, and the spec depot called spec.

The first stream in a stream depot must be a Mainline stream. This is likely to have been created by your administrator, and populated with the appropriate files. These files are typically branched from elsewhere in the Perforce repository using the techniques discussed in Chapter 8, Classic Branching and Merging. We will ...

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